23 November 2018 by Phil Pickin
GP surgeries in Shetland are prescribing nature-based activities for patients with conditions ranging from high blood pressure to depression. But we don’t need a doctor’s prescription to start enjoying the wellbeing benefits of nature, says Phil Pickin.
23 November 2018 by Jake Tyler
"Walking and nature had done so much for my mental health, I knew I needed to do more. I thought if I did a big walk, it might inspire others to recognise the positive effects of exercise and the open air."
22 November 2018 by Elyssa Campbell-Barr
As the government publishes its first national strategy on loneliness, at the Ramblers we’re spreading the word about how walking can help people overcome social isolation and improve their emotional, mental and physical wellbeing.
18 June 2018 by Kathrine Payne
Edinburgh Young Walkers member Andrea Tomečková shares her story about the positive impact walking has had on her life.
04 June 2018 by Guest blogger
As we launch new research into walking in parks and green spaces, Jane Wilcock, Ramblers member and Chair of Longsight Park Friends Group, Bolton, writes about the way in which they've made Longsight Park more accessible for everyone.
25 May 2018 by Phil Pickin
For those of us who enjoy the countryside, it will come as no surprise that increasing numbers of people have acknowledged a direct link between access to nature and good mental health.
12 March 2018 by Robyn Stephens
Our Policy & Advocacy Support Officer Robyn Stephens takes a look at what implications there are for the nation's health and wellbeing from the 25 Year Plan for the environment.
28 September 2017 by Ruth Latham
As we celebrate the announcement that Natural England has started work on all stretches of the England Coast Path, Ruth reflects on how a good walk by the sea helped her and her husband through a traumatic experience.
22 September 2017 by Charlotte Pike
Food blogger Charlotte Pike shares two warming autumn recipes. Why not make these hearty sausage rolls or this comforting cottage pie at home?
01 September 2017 by Nicky Philpott
Nicky Philpott, director of advocacy and engagement, takes a trip down memory lane to retell the history of the England Coast Path. Find out more about how the Ramblers helped make the path a reality.